Bollywood star Salman Khan was spotted at a press conference held regarding the empowerment of differently abled people. Salman Khan seemed to be a happy person with his NGO's (Being Human) culmination with 'Veer', an awareness and fund raising campaign on ''Unleashing the Inner Potential of Persons with Disabilities (PWD),' which culminated its first leg as well.
said that he was very happy that his NGO was a part of Veer and he
hoped that this campaign will help many differently abled people in
finding jobs. ?Being Human is very happy to be a part of Veer, this
is the beginning and let's see what happens in the future. I hope
that this year almost around 1000 veers will get a job and next year
the number will get doubled,? he said.
also said that his chain of 'Being Human' stores across India have
already employed differently abled staff and he wishes to continue
with this initiative and employ atleast one differently abled person
in every store, as reported by nnis.
campaign raised pledges worth rupees 75 lakhs, and the event
portrayed stories of several inspirational people who has achieved
tremendous success through their hard work and determination,
overcoming physical disabilities.
included famous Bharatnatyam and Kathak Dancer and well-known actress
Sudha Chandran, swimmer Prasanta Karmakar who won a bronze medal at
the 2010 Commonwealth games and Lt. Gen Vijay Oberoi former Director
General of Military Operations and Vice Chief of Army Staff.